For many years, the pet products and services industry has been booming. Annually, Americans will spend more than $40 billion on their pets, There are also pets in more than 60% of American homes. If you are looking to make the leap into the franchising world with a dog training business that you can run from the comfort of your own home, look no further than Sit Means Sit Dog Training. The brand is known for its program that trains dogs to focus on a task while also facing distractions. It was founded in 2006 by Fred Hassen, who invented the training system that the franchise owners use. Since it began franchising in 2009, the brand has grown to more than 140 locations across the U.S. and Canada. This is an attractive franchise opportunity because it can be run from home. This will allow you to enjoy lower startup costs, and all you need is a car, phone, and a place to live to run the business properly.
In terms of support and training, you can expect a three-week training program at the franchise's corporate headquarters in Las Vegas, Nev. It will be broken down into both classroom and on-the-job instruction. During this time, you will learn about sales, dog training, receive marketing and sales support, and more. The support and training will also be ongoing and last during your entire time with the franchise. You also don't need to have prior dog training experience and just have to be passionate about working with dogs.